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Trade minister launches free trade talks with Cambodia

Trade Minister Yoo Myung-hee (right) and Cambodian Minister of Commerce Pan Sorasak on July 9 pose during a videoconference to officially announce the launch of bilateral talks on...

Unlimited mask purchases allowed as weekly quota ended

The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety on July 7 said the public from July 8 can purchase as many masks as desired in announcing an end...

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In line with global acclaim for Korea's effective quarantine response to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), domestic companies are also receiving rising attention from...

Special travel week to promote safe domestic tourism

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism will host "2020 Special Travel Week" until July 19 to enable safe tourism amid the coronavirus pandemic. The photo...

Japan using history-distorting exhibit to revive military: scholar

Sejong University professor Yuji Hosaka (right) and author Han Soosan (left), who wrote the novel "Gunhamdo (Battleship Island)," held a talk on June 29 under the...

[K-quarantine ①] Walk-thru booth maker eyes global expansion

In line with the global acclaim for Korea's effective quarantine response to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), domestic companies are also receiving rising attention from the...

Talk to discuss history distortion by Japan’s info center

Sejong University professor Yuji Hosaka, an expert on Korea-Japan relations, and author Han Soosan, who wrote the novel "Gunhamdo (Battleship Island)," will hold a talk on the history...

‘Korea-US alliance is linchpin of peninsular, NE Asian security’

The defense ministries of Korea and the U.S. on June 25 issued a joint statement to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Korean War's outbreak....

Health official: gov’t can respond to worst-case COVID-19 scenario

Vice Minister of Health and Welfare Kim Gang-lip (second from left) on June 24 discusses the government's capacity to respond to the novel coronavirus...

Korea, Singapore start talks on digital partnership agreement

  Minister for Trade Yoo Myung-hee (right) and Singaporean Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing on June 22 announce via videoconferencing the launch of...

Project launched to develop self-driving ships by 2025

  The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy and the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries on June 17 announced the launch of a joint working group to...

Korea Brand & Entertainment Expo to be held online for 1st time

(From left to right) The K-pop group N. Flying (Yoo Hwe-seung and Lee Seung-hyub), Korea-Trade Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) President Kwon Pyung-oh, and the K-pop groups AOA (Ji-min and...

17 int’l organizations request Korea’s quarantine data

The Korea Occupational Safety and Health Agency on June 10 announced that the Switzerland-based International Social Security Association and 16 other organizations in 13 countries, including...

World must know of Dokdo’s common themes: US documentary filmmaker

Matthew Koshmrl, the American director of the feature-length documentary "Land of My Father" about Korea’s easternmost island of Dokdo, said the island holds universal...

Korea to resume WTO complaint vs. Japan over export curbs

Na Seung-sik, deputy minister for trade and investment at the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, on June 2 holds a media briefing on...

3 shipyards to build 100 LNG vessels for Qatar

Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy Sung Yun-mo (right) on June 1 poses with Hyundai Heavy Industries President Ka Sam-hyun in holding an agreement at...

Bank of Korea cuts basic interest rate to 0.50%

Bank of Korea Governor Lee Juyeol, concurrently chairman of the Monetary Policy Board, on May 28 chairs a meeting at the bank's headquarters in...

Korean content contest Talk Talk Korea 2020 launched

Talk Talk Korea 2020, the biggest global contest for Korea-related content, runs through Sept. 15. Shown in the photo is the K-pop boy band ATEEZ, the 2020 PR ambassador for the Korean Culture...

COVID-19 response, Hallyu boost Korea’s global status

Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Park Yang-woo on May 7 speaks at his ministry's smart work center in Seoul's Yongsan-gu District in a videoconference with...

Boy band ATEEZ to promote Korean culture abroad

Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Park Yang-woo on May 8 appoints the K-pop boy band ATEEZ as promotional ambassadors of the ministry affiliate Korean Culture and...